You know what a laptop is. But to really understand why it exists
and what good comes out of a laptop, consider these disadvantages and
advantages. After reading these, you will be in a position to decide
where a laptop is really right for YOU.
number one reason why people buy laptops is because they can take it
anywhere. If you constantly have to go on trips, a laptop will be very
useful. Your own laptop will have all your e-mail, software’s,
presentations, sales material etc. You can store all of this and much
more information that you constantly need, on your laptop without any
Size and Weight:
Laptops are compact. The single laptop contains, your monitor, CPU,
speakers, keyboard, mouse and everything else a normal computer
contains. If you do not have place at home or have little space on your
office desk. If your situation is such that you do not have space to
accommodate another computer, then it would be good to go in for
Un-interrupted power supply:
In India, once in a while the electricity still does fail. A laptop is
kind of a desktop computer and a in-built UPS. It can be charged with
battery and it will stay on so long as the battery has charge. So, if
you act wisely, and keep your laptop charged, you will never have the
problem on not being able to work on your laptop because the lights
laptops are cool! But that not a good enough reason. A laptop also
gives credibility. If you go for a presentation with your laptop, then
that gives a good impression to the other party. So, if you are trying
to convince people that you are a big player and it is worth dealing
with you, presentations given on laptops might help you a little.
a laptop is pretty compact, some of the recent technology that's been
developed for desktops has yet to be made into thinner and smaller
forms and successfully fitted into laptops. So laptops are always a
step behind desktops when it comes to capability and efficiency.
However, the laptop market is growing and this situation is fast
Comfort: You will
have to get used to using a mouse pad instead of a mouse. Your keyboard
and your monitor are connected, so when you type your face will close
to the monitor. You will not get “sub-woofer” quality
sound, unless you externally connect your laptop to a sub-woofer.
Upgrading (forget about it):
If you're planning on adding stuff onto your computer, get yourself a
desktop and not a laptop. Upgrading a laptop is not impossible. But,
anybody who knows anything about computers will tell you that it's
impractical to purchase a laptop with the intention of upgrading it.
It's often impossible to add stuff like RAM and hard drives without
sending the entire piece back to the manufacturer. Even if you do
decide to upgrade, you are limited in the selection of extra equipment;
most laptops require you to install parts manufactured by the same
So, after understanding the advantages and disadvantages, what say,
is the laptop for you? If it is, let us see what things you should
consider when buying a laptop.
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